The smartphones are everywhere. You see people chattering with family and friends in the malls and on transit systems. You see people of all ages playing “Angry Birds”, “Cut the Rope” or some other entertaining app. People can cruise through websites with a tap and swipe on smartphones, all while away from their home computer. For years, advertisers capitalized on the home-based (or office based) computers to provide real time and context specific advertisements to web surfers (via their browsers). Money could be made for “pay per click” or similar ad models. This method still works, but the problem for advertisers is that people aren’t using their desktop PCs much any more. They’re using their smartphones.
The article goes on to say that for iPhone developers and designers, creating an app can cost $80,000 according to Craig Hockenberry’s open letter to Steve Jobs – which may or may not earn a return in iTunes. Now even if that number is a little high – this is driving developers to focus on simple and cheap picsart apk recognizing that people right now are willing to pay much for something as an impulse buy.
The iPhone 3G came out in July 2008. Almost half of the top apps had been released by August. The rest were all out by the end of 2008, except one that came out in January 2009.
If you have your own app being published (or already published, since you can always add more to it in an update), consider using AdMob or another ad aggregating service. Since AdMob is part of the Google family of businesses, many people may already have a relationship with them without even knowing it. Nonetheless, choose one of these and use their SDK tools (this is a job for your developer) and get your Publisher credentials added appropriately to the app. Before you know it, a mini billboard will appear on the screen for your app and you will be on your way to making extra cash. This method is extremely useful for those of you who have created a free app that is downloaded frequently. It’s as simple as: The more users, the more exposure to the ad, and the more potential revenue for you.
If you’re a publisher of apps – let’s say you’re the manager for a busy nightclub and have an app for promoting your club – then you’re more likely to have a free app than a paid app. You can still make money with a free app!
Here’s the most important feature of all… PUSH Notifications! This is very similar to sending out an email notification, but is much more effective. Remember you will have a 97% open rate within the first few minutes of sending it. You can send out notices immediately, or schedule them to go out on a particular day, and time you set.
The internet contains tons of information on iPhone development waiting for you to find it. Do a simple search online and you will be on your way to developing apps faster than you know it.